Bernard Allen "Bernie" Bernsen, 66, of Quihi died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007.

He was born Aug. 26, 1941, in Robstown. Bernie was salutatorian at Robstown High School in 1959 and graduated from St. Mary's University in 1963. He was a certified public accountant in San Antonio, a member of the board of directors of Yancey Water Supply, and a member of the Men's Club and Holy Name Society at St. Matthew's Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife, Olivia Ann "O. A." Bernsen of Quihi; daughter, Christine (Charles) Bloemsma of Austin; sons, Raymond Lloyd Bernsen and John Aaron Bernsen, both of San Antonio, and James Aalan Bernsen of Austin; four grandchildren; and brother, Ralph Joe (Donna) Bernsen of Hondo, and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Christine Hoelscher Bernsen.

Guinn-Horger Funeral Home, Hondo